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A member of the PH OD Series! "Organizational Learning II" expands and updates the ideas and concepts of the authors' ground- breaking first book. With new examples and the most up-to-date information on the technical aspects of organizational and management theory, Argyris and Schon demonstrate how the research and practice of organizational learning can be incorporated i...more
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Published October 4th 1995 by FT Press
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Argyris and Schon define organizational learning as �an organization�s acquisition of understandings, know-how, techniques, and practices of any kind by whatever means� (p. xxi). The authors make a good case for the limitations, and in many cases, dysfunctional learning that occurs in organizations.

Best quotes; �the performance of an observable action new to an organization is the most decisive test of whether a particular instance of organizational learning has occurred�...more
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A Dry book but if you are working on Organizational change process do not miss it
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Chris Argyris is a director of elite strategy consulting firm, the Monitor Group, and is the James Bryant Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School.

Agyris's early research focused on the unintended consequences for individuals of formal organizational structures, executive leadership, control systems, and management information systems, and on how indivi...more
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